Software Engineering Manager, Site Reliability Engineering

Closing date
18 Jul 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Join Axon and be a Force for Good.
At Axon, we're on a mission to Protect Life. We're explorers, pursuing society's most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.
Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you'll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.
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Your Impact
As a Site Reliability Engineer Manager in the SRE organization, you are passionate about solving real-time problems so that our mission-critical cloud products can have the high quality and uptime that our customers need. You must be a UK citizen and reside in the UK.
What You'll Do
Location: London, England
Reports to: Sr Director, Infrastructure Engineering
Direct Reports: 3-5 Site Reliability Engineers
  • You are a Software Engineering or Site Reliability Manager with experience building large-scale software applications or operating large scale SAAS environments.
  • You have deep interest in automating for operations at scale, Kubernetes, and CI/CD for both software and infrastructure. You are excited about the care, feeding and growth of a high-availability, scalable cloud-based systems.
  • You want to lead a team of SRE experts in building complex, secure and impactful software systems while keeping your hands on the systems and in the code.
  • You also enjoy mentoring and growing junior engineers.
What You Bring
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering or site reliability engineering
  • 3+ years of experience leading software developers or site reliability engineers building customer-facing software applications or site reliability tools
  • A track record of planning and delivering on multiple overlapping projects spanning several months
  • Experience implementing an engineering process that emphasized security, availability, scalability, and operational discipline

NOTE: The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

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